Same Place – Different View
Part of running a business, any business, is coping with a new computer. It should be easy. Those pesky things are based on ones and zeros. So why do they misbehave when we try to migrate from one to another? A friend from up north had a great expression, “the perspicacity of inanimate objects.” So true, and needless-to-say, they take time. Ugh! Time for a glass of red wine!
As usual, we travel the back roads, often visiting little-known locations. This why our newsletters are called Barefoot and Back Roads.
We did a presentation earlier this week on Seeking Your Own Vision: Make It Yours. It is a theme that constantly runs through our workshops. This week, for our Same Place – Different View, we draw from our participants’ work in New England last fall to which we will return again in October. I grew up in these parts, so know them well. Many of my photographs from here have appeared in books, calendars, magazines, ads, and even on a credit card! Arnie and I did not enjoy successful careers because we stood cheek to jowl with the madding crowd!
This week will focus on only one location. I suspect that there were no more than 100 feet covered in all these images. Indeed, our participants did seek out their own view.
We spent time along one of the small streams, where there was a plethora of subject matter. One does not have to travel far in looking for the next photograph.
Helen found an attractive vantage point for a place where the water cascaded over rocks.
Randy wanted to get one star pattern and found a collection of coppery foliage to set it off.
Gayle found a spot where the water and bright foliage dripped over a small ledge.
Ellen worked with light and shadow to create Continue reading